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SCSU’s Davis takes over late, MSU men unable to keep up

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Gage Davis, one of the perennial scorers in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, found his deadly shooting stroke just in time. The St. Cloud State senior went 7-for-11 in the second half for 19 points to put away the Minot State men’s basketball team, 76-69, Saturday evening at the ...

MSU women upended by SCSU on last-second shot

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With the game on the line, the Minot State women’s basketball team made two critical mistakes. The Beavers threw away an inbounds pass leading by a point and then gave up an offensive rebound to allow St. Cloud State’s Madelin Dammann to make the game-winning shot with 0.4 seconds ...

Majettes fall to Dickinson in home opener, 56-46

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After battling from behind all night, the Majettes had nothing left in the tank for the home stretch. The Minot High School girls basketball team (1-1) fell short of a comeback victory in its home opener against Dickinson on Saturday. Despite trailing almost the entire first half, the ...

Velva GBB tops ORCS for Nedrose Tourney title

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The Velva Aggies girls basketball team pulled away early to defeat Our Redeemer’s on Saturday, 59-29, to win the Nedrose Invitational Tournament. The No. 6-ranked Aggies (6-0) raced out to a 22-6 lead after the opening quarter. It was a balanced showing for Velva with three players ...

Majettes go scoreless in 3-0 loss to Fargo Davies

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Amber Borkhuis could only hold the Eagles off for so long. The Minot High girls hockey team (2-4) came up empty after three periods of play at home against Fargo Davies (5-2), suffering a 3-0 loss in a game where the Majettes seemed to be on defense more often than not. After Borkhuis allowed ...

Controlling the herd

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Ben Bohl had no problem buying the rest of his teammates some time. The Bishop Ryan boys basketball got a wakeup call in the early moments of its season opener against Hazen on Friday. The Bison punched the Lions in the mouth by jumping out to a 9-3 lead, and nearly all of Bishop Ryan’s ...

Late rally falls short for MSU men against Duluth

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Trailing by as many as 18 points in the second half, the Minot State men’s basketball clawed back to give its home supporters a reason to stand up and cheer with under two minutes to play. The Beavers (5-6, 0-2 NSIC) got within two points at 65-63, but came agonizingly short of a memorable ...

Minnesota Duluth’s stout defense unravels MSU women

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Minot State women’s basketball coach Mark Graupe knew Minnesota Duluth was probably going to expose the Beavers. So, it wasn’t much of a surprise that Duluth (3-1, 2-0 NSIC) rolled to a 74-48 win over MSU (5-3, 0-2 NSIC) Friday evening at the Minot State Dome. “We would have had to ...

Soaring Cardinals

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Taking over the hosting rights for the former Sawyer Invitational Tournament, the Nedrose High School girls basketball team fed off the home crowd support to secure a spot in the semifinals of its early season Nedrose Invitational Tournament. The Nedrose Cardinals (3-0) flew past the ...

Olson leads young Knights to 54-30 win

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It didn’t really matter how Powers Lake chose to defend Tessa Olson. The ball was still going to go in. After scoring Our Redeemer’s first eight points of its opening-round matchup against Powers Lake in the Nedrose Invitational Tournament with some aggressive takes to the rim, the ...

Magi wrestling halted by Patriots, 32-24

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BISMARCK — The Minot High School wrestling team lost a hard-fought match against Bismarck Century on Thursday, falling to Patriots on the road by a score of 32-24. Senior Jorge Talamantes got the Magicians on the board first in the 220-pound match, winning a 4-2 decision over Malikai Rivera ...

Minot State wrestling falls to top-ranked St. Cloud State 45-3

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Minot State’s Keegan Berry posted a win at 184 pounds, but the Beavers lost to top-ranked St. Cloud State 45-3 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference dual Wednesday at Halenbeck Hall in St. Cloud, Minn. St. Cloud State won the first five matches of the dual to ...

MSU’s Franco named Second Team Academic All-America

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Minot State senior Ashley Franco has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division II women’s soccer team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America and announced by the organization on Wednesday. Franco, who was a First Team All-District 7 ...

Hitting the hardwood

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The time for scrimmages and preseason practices is over. Now it’s time to play for real. The Class B boys basketball season is set to begin as teams from both District 11 and District 12 alike are hungry for the opportunity to lace up and begin their journey to postseason glory. Here’s a ...

Mustangs GBB tops Bombers, 59-39

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If all else fails, feed the bigs. The Surrey High School girls basketball team handled business in the opening round of the Nedrose Tournament on Tuesday, defeating Lewis & Clark-Berthold by a score of 59-39. The Mustangs used their height to their advance, securing a wire-to-wire win and ...

Magi basketball downs Williston for first win

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WILLISTON — First game jitters couldn’t faze the Minot High School boys basketball team. The Magicians (1-0, 1-0 WDA) opened the new season with a 77-53 road victory Tuesday evening over Williston (1-1, 0-1 WDA). Even in the face of a late Coyotes comeback, the young Magi squad showed its ...